A Dhaka court on Monday granted four weeks anticipatory bail to former MP of Pirojpur-1 AKMA Awal and his wife Laila Parvi in two separate cases filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission.
The HC bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Ahmed Sohel passed the order today.
Sheikh Awsafur Rahman Bulu stood for the accused and Khurshid Alam Khan represented the ACC.
Earlier on September 30, the ACC filed a case against former lawmaker of Pirojpur, AKMA Awal, for amassing Tk 33 crore illegally.
The anti-corruption watchdog also filed another case against his wife Laila Parvin for amassing Tk 10.98 crore illegally.
Md Ali Akbar, deputy director of ACC, filed the two cases against the couple with its integrated district office.
Awal in his wealth statement submitted to ACC, hid wealth of Tk 15 crore 72 lakh which is a punishable offence according to ACC Act 2004 and Money Laundering Prevention Act 2012.
His wife Parvin also made Tk 10.98 crore illegally which is also a punishable crime under the same laws.